Course Information

Check back closer to the beginning of the fall semester for more information!

Important Files and Links

All other files will be stored on Moodle for this class. You will receive instructions on how to access Moodle during the first class period.

Important Dates for Fall 2017

Course Description

This is a study of the concepts, procedures, design, implementation, and maintenance of a database management system. Topics include normalization, database design, entity-relationship modeling, performance measures, data security, concurence, integrity, and Structured Query Language. 3 credits.

Prerequisites: MIS 126 / MATH 146.


Suggested Textbook: Database Concepts, 8th edition, by Kroenke, Auer, Vandenberg, and Yoder.

Alternate Textbooks:

You MUST have one of the three textbooks listed above for this course.

Software: We will be building and querying databases using MySQL. All associated software is downloadable for free. More specific information will be provided in class and on Moodle.

Grading Information

If you have a weighted average of at least... You will earn a(n):
90% A
87% B+
80% B
77% C+
70% C
60% D